During matches, players may not seek play advice from spectators and spectators may not give play advice to players.
During deck construction, players and spectators may not provide any advice or commentary to a player until that player’s decklist has been handed in.
Players and spectators will refrain from providing any information about draft selections or strategies between pod announcement and the end of the draft. At Competitive and Professional Rules Enforcement Level, players and spectators are expected to remain silent during the draft.
Some of these restrictions may be waived due to official press or coverage; in these situations, the player will be informed of the revised expectations. Teammates in certain team tournaments are also excepted from these restrictions (see section 4.5).